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TRENDING NEWS RELEASES
New study measures how much of corals’ nutrition comes from hunting
Scientists identify previously unknown ‘hybrid zone’ between hummingbird species
‘Death Star’ bacterial structures that inject proteins can be tapped to deliver drugs
Programmable swarmbots make flexible biological tools
Study gives clues to the origin of Huntington’s disease, and a new way to find drugs
Eco-friendly method for the synthesis of iron oxide nanoparticles
Scientists discover one of world’s oldest bird species in Waipara, New Zealand
NEWS RELEASES BY SUBJECT
MEDICINE & HEALTH
For people with pre-existing liver disease, toxic algae may be more dangerous
Study estimates more than 100,000 cancer cases could stem from contaminants in tap water
More Medicine & Health
WSU grizzly research reveals remarkable genetic regulation during hibernation
Study gives the green light to the fruit fly’s color preference
TECH & ENGINEERING
Unlock your smartphone with earbuds
UVA engineering-led team unveils ‘Tunabot,’ first robotic fish to keep pace with a tuna
More Tech & Engineering
SOCIAL & BEHAVIOR
Winning-at-all-costs in the workplace: Short-term gains could spell long-term disaster
Learning to read boosts the visual brain
More Social & Behavior
CHEMISTRY & PHYSICS
Shape-shifting robots built from smarticles could navigate Army operations
Platinum-graphene fuel cell catalysts show superior stability over bulk platinum
More Chemistry & Physics
Tel Aviv University researchers discover evidence of biblical kingdom in Arava Desert
A technological ‘leap’ in the Edomite Kingdom during the 10th century BCE
SPACE & PLANETARY
Dust from a giant asteroid crash caused an ancient ice age
Planned roads would be ‘dagger in the heart’ for Borneo’s forests and wildlife
More Space & Planetary
Searching for the characteristics of award-winning wine
Sesame yields stable in drought conditions
NASA sees heavy rainfall occurring in strengthening Tropical Storm Mario
NASA infrared data shows heavy rain potential along gulf from Imelda
More Earth Science
Cutting emissions gradually will avert sudden jump in warming
Extreme flooding from storm surge and heavy precipitation projected to increase higher probability of compound flooding from precipitation and storm surge in Europe under anthropogenic climate change
More Atmospheric Science
Mechanism modeling for better forecasts, climate predictions
Immune response depends on mathematics of narrow escapes
Genetically tailored instruction improves songbird learning
Quarter of teachers in England report 60-hour working week
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Want to optimize sales performance?
Married CEOs are more committed to social issues than non-married peers
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POLICY & ETHICS
Actions to save coral reefs could benefit all ecosystems
Rethinking scenario logic for climate policy
More Policy & Ethics
BUSINESS, INNOVATION & SOCIETY ANNOUCEMENTS
Prilenia’s Pridopidine chosen to participate in the first ALS platform trial
Are irrational beliefs holding back your career?
More Business, Innovation & Society
Testing chemicals for birth defects using stem cells, not mice
Shedding light on dark matter
C-Path’s Martha A. Brumfield named Arizona Bioscience Leader of the Year
CSTA announces recipients of first-ever equity fellowship
Youth activism is on the rise around the globe, says author
New book for female leaders in academia
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